Preventive Medicine Physicians

6.9/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
3%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
4.5%
by 2030
WAGES
$206,500
or $99.27 hourly
VOLUME
375,390
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 3% (Totally Safe)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness
Assisting and Caring for Others
Originality
Persuasion
Negotiation
Key
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Preventive Medicine Physicians' job openings is expected to rise 4.5% by 2030
'Preventive Medicine Physicians' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Preventive Medicine Physicians' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Preventive Medicine Physicians' was $206,500, or $99.27 hourly
'Preventive Medicine Physicians' are paid 392.3% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 375,390 people employed as Preventive Medicine Physicians.
This represents around 0.27% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Apply knowledge of general preventive medicine and public health issues to promote health care to groups or individuals, and aid in the prevention or reduction of risk of disease, injury, disability, or death. May practice population-based medicine or diagnose and treat patients in the context of clinical health promotion and disease prevention.

SOC Code: 29-1229.05

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